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A weekly look at the Toronto Maple Leafs with The Athletic's Jonas Siegel and James Mirtle, including postgame shows and in-depth coverage of the Blue and White throughout the NHL season.

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A weekly look at the Toronto Maple Leafs with The Athletic's Jonas Siegel and James Mirtle, including postgame shows and in-depth coverage of the Blue and White throughout the NHL season.

    Maple Leafs beat the Habs in OT in their season debut

    Maple Leafs beat the Habs in OT in their season debut

    Jonas and James have an actual game to dissect on this edition of the Leaf Report! The boys breakdown the Maple Leafs home win vs the Habs in the season premier, and how the core four performed. The guys discuss Jumbo's ice time, the Brodie/Rielly duo and the struggles of the 3rd and 4th line, and the 2nd and 3rd defensive pairings.
    Plus Jonas and James pitch roster options that are already hindered with the Leafs carrying Aaron Dell on their active roster, and very little room with respect to the cap.
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    • 42 min
    Maple Leafs 20/21 season preview

    Maple Leafs 20/21 season preview

    Jonas and James breakdown the Maple Leafs ahead of the first game of the season, Wednesday evening at home vs the Montreal Canadiens.
    The guys take a look at how Jumbo will fit in on the 1st line, Travis Dermott outplaying Mikko Lehtonen to win a full time soot on defence, how the new look power-play units shape up and Fredrik Andersen looking to have a better regular season. Jonas and James also discuss coach Sheldon Keefe, and the pressure on Brendan Shanahan and Kyle Dubas, as the Leafs look to win a round or two in the playoffs for the first time in 17 years.
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    • 54 min
    First day of Maple Leafs Training Camp featuring a new top 9

    First day of Maple Leafs Training Camp featuring a new top 9

    Jonas and James return with the first Leaf Report of 2021. The guys discuss Sheldon Keefe's new look top nine, with Jumbo Joe Thornton on the first unit with Matthews and Marner, and Nylander and Vesey skating with JT. The guys dissect the new look defensive third line with Kerfoot, Mikheyev and Hyman and if they can generate enough offence to stay effective. Jonas and James also take a look at the Leafs rebuilt defensive pair and how a better regular season mentality will transfer over to a stronger playoff effort.
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    Brian Burke's Law

    Brian Burke's Law

    Brian Burke the former President and General Manager of the Maple Leafs, and now a best selling author and studio analyst for Sportsnet joins James and Jonas to promote his book Burke's Law. Burkie looks back at his time in Toronto and shares stories on Phil Kessel, Ron Wilson, Randy Carlyle, Lou Lamoriello and many more. Burkie also shares his thoughts on one of the newest maple leafs, defender T.J. Brodie on the final Leaf Report of 2020.
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    The first question with legendary Leafs rink side host Paul Hendrick

    The first question with legendary Leafs rink side host Paul Hendrick

    Paul Hendrick the Maple Leafs legendary rink side host, joins Jonas and James to discuss his career covering the Maple Leafs and his reason to step down from covering the team this past summer. Plus, Henny, James and Jonas discuss the strength and weaknesses of the current roster, and Henny tells the boys about his new podcast 'The first question' and he answers listener questions as well.
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    • 1 hr 6 min
    Curiosities on the Maple Leafs upcoming season with TSN's Mark Masters

    Curiosities on the Maple Leafs upcoming season with TSN's Mark Masters

    Mark Masters from TSN hockey joins Jonas and James on a new Leaf Report as the guys present three curiosities each on the new Maple Leafs season will play out. Among the issues at hand include the impact of Joe Thornton in the Leafs dressing room and on the ice, how much better can Matthews, Marner and Nylander get? How Sheldon Keefe handles his first full NHL season as the Leafs bench boss, and how the goaltending will play out in this shortened season.
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    • 55 min

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